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Initiative sponsors race ballot deadline

By David Ammons, The Associated Press OLYMPIA - Got ideas? Washington state initiative sponsors have plenty, dealing with everything from gay rights and illegal immigrants… Continue reading

iPhone update

The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Saunders, 16, had been saving his allowance and birthday money for months to get one of Apple… Continue reading

Man held in Alaska for 2004 Port Ludlow condo fire

Peninsula Daily News and other news reports PORT LUDLOW - A fire that destroyed condominiums in December 2004 was set for revenge by a convicted… Continue reading

Two jackpot tickets sold in $370 million lottery — neither in Washington state

The Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — There are just two winning tickets in the record $370 million Mega Millions jackpot — one sold in… Continue reading

Noted Port Townsend engineer pushes idea to repair — not replace — pricey Seattle viaduct

Peninsula Daily News news sources SEATTLE - A retired Port Townsend structural engineer thinks the best - and cheapest - avenue for the aging Alaskan… Continue reading

Bush again proposes selling national forest land, but Dicks says plan is dead on arrival

Peninsula Daily News and The Associated Press WASHINGTON - North Olympic Peninsula congressman Norm Dicks flexed his new political muscle Monday and declared a Bush… Continue reading

Main break leaves part of Port Townsend without water

By Peninsula Daily News Jefferson County Bureau PORT TOWNSEND - An early morning water main break Wednesday under Sims Way between Kearney Street and the… Continue reading

Snow falls across Peninsula, much of Western Washington

By The Associated Press SEATTLE — Snow was falling early Tuesday across much of Western Washington following a windstorm that felled trees and caused thousands… Continue reading

Second motorist in wreck dies

Phillip E. Roderick, 69, of Olympia, who was hurt in a Dec. 23 collision that fatally injured the hereditary Hoh chief, died Saturday at Harborview… Continue reading

What to do with your Christmas tree in Jefferson County

Once the excitement of the holidays has passed, there's one last chore to accomplish: getting rid of the Christmas tree. Jefferson County residents have at… Continue reading

What to do with your Christmas trees in Clallam County

Clallam County residents have several ways to recycle Christmas trees. In Port Angeles, city waste collection crews will collect trees left curbside during the week… Continue reading

Snowshoeing: A walk in the park

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK - Ranger-led snowshoe walks for individuals and families at Hurricane Ridge are being offered at 2 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and… Continue reading

Mom arrested after she, daughter nearly overdose

PORT ANGELES - A local woman is under arrest for investigation of the attempted murder of her daughter after she and a 10-year-old child ingested… Continue reading

Take the ride of your lights

Christmas is nearly here - and if you have young kids, they're likely bouncing with anticipation. It's a good time for a marathon holiday lights… Continue reading

The Matt Schubert column: Hurricane Ridge snowplay area getting ready

Hurricane Ridge ski manager Craig Hofer just won't quit. After clearing the path last weekend for yet another go at a ski season opener -… Continue reading

Winds return, but not nearly as damaging

GARDINER - High winds were blamed for a tree falling across both lanes of U.S. Highway 101, which led to a wreck on Wednesday. Other… Continue reading

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Figures in Port Angeles shooting death held on $250,000 bail each

PORT ANGELES -- A man and woman held in the shooting death of a Port Angeles man during Friday's severe windstorm continue to be jailed… Continue reading

OMC postpones clinic purchase, doctor contracts

PORT ANGELES -- Olympic Medical Center commissioners will meet Wednesday but not to buy the former Virginia Mason clinic on Eighth Street or sign contracts… Continue reading

Catalytic converters stolen off Port Townsend vehicles

PORT TOWNSEND -- A resident of a central Port Townsend neighborhood says he has been the victim of thieves who cut the catalytic converters off… Continue reading